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Thursday
Jul022015

Hollywood Reporter: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck making FIFA graft movie

A book about the American side of the FIFA bribery scandal is being made into a Hollywood movie by Warner Bros. and will be produced by the company owned by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, Pearl Street Films.

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Thursday
Jul022015

Four charged with smuggling 40,000 counterfeit Apple and Sony products

Four foreign nationals were arraigned in federal court Wednesday in Newark, New Jersey on charges of smuggling counterfeit Sony Camcorders and Apple iPhones, iPads, and iPods from China for sale in the United States.

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Wednesday
Jul012015

SEC fines Deloitte & Touche $1 million for violating auditor independence rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday charged Deloitte & Touche LLP with violating auditor independence rules when its consulting affiliate kept a business relationship with a trustee serving on the boards and audit committees of three funds Deloitte audited. 

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Wednesday
Jul012015

The Corporate Investigations List (July 2015)

The companies listed below are the subject of an ongoing and unresolved FCPA-related investigation. The names are current through June 2015.

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Wednesday
Jul012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2015

From April through June, there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions. There were also two individual guilty pleas, with one -- by Joseph Sigelman in the midst of his FCPA trial -- resulting in probation only and no jail time.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

DOJ seeks forfeiture of $34 million in bribes from Canada company to Chad diplomats

The DOJ filed a complaint Tuesday for the civil forfeiture of $34 million -- the value of shares in a Canadian energy company used to bribe Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada to influence the award of oil development rights.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Former senior Qualcomm exec jailed 18 months for insider trading, money laundering, obstruction

Jing Wang, the former president of global business operations for Qualcomm Inc., was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for his role in a three-year insider trading scheme and cover up.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Rio Tinto v. Vale: UK High Court protects identity of whistleblowers

The issue of whether the identities of confidential sources for business intelligence reports should be protected from disclosure in civil litigation was the subject of a High Court decision in London yesterday arising from ongoing proceedings in New York.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Richard Bistrong: When corruption becomes normal

Alison Taylor described on the FCPA Blog how employees are “socialized into paying bribes and encouraged to believe that corruption is an inevitable and necessary response to the hard commercial realities.”

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Former Petrobras exec alleges bribes from Singapore shipbuilders

Petrobras executive Pedro Barusco (Image courtesy of Agência Brasil Fotografias/Flickr)Another week, another fresh round of bribery allegations from Brazil.

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